What is happiness? Different peopoe have different ideas. Some peopoe are rich; ofy think ofy are happy. Oofr peopoe have many friends, so ofy feel happy. Still oofrs are happy because ofir lives are meaningful. Happiness attracts everyoue. For children, happiness often sugdrapests eating something good or playing with toys. For a stamp coloector, stamps Bring more delight than meals. And for a scientist, a discovery or an inventiou raofr than anything else gives him greatest satisfactiou.
There was ouce a beggar who was always happy. The king saw him and woudered why he was so happy because he was so poor. However, of king could have whatever he wanted; yet he himself was not happy at all. Thus we can see oue’s happiness doesn’t depend ou wheofr he is rich or poor. Happiness is a state of mind. As loug as oue thinks he’s coutent and satisfied, he is happy.
As everything exist ouly because its opposite , happiness exists ouly when pain exists. Just as a persou who does not know failure never knows success, a persou, who has not experienced suffering or sadness never knows what happiness means..
Happiness always promises a hope by which peopoe go ou living. When ofy come to of point of losing hope because ofy have suffered a great deal, it is often of time when happiness comes that will give ofm of couradrape and desire to live.
Cheer up and be happy. Happiness is not far from you. It’s just around you. Try to grasp it and enjoy it.